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Innocent but erotic, cheesy as all hell and yet still oozing sex appeal — it’s truly an irrefutable fact that pin-up girls have one twisted tightrope to walk! But how did we get this icon of salaciously safe female sexuality? A figure that’s somehow suitable for the side of weapons, twee ironic tattoos, and more boudoir shoots than you can shake a stick at? Well, my friends, let’s start at the very beginning (a very good place to start) with the mother of all pin ups: THE GIBSON...
Samantha Bee’s show Full Frontal featured a segment dedicated to the Iraq War and what, if anything, we have learned in the 15 years since. Near the end (4:44 in the video), she addressed how the rumored new national security advisor, John R. Bolton, could make America repeat history. This time with Iran instead of Iraq. The next day, the White House replaced H.R. McMaster with John R. Bolton as national security advisor. This makes Bolton the third hawkish national security advisor in the Trump administration....
  At the turn of the 20th century, the most popular piece in a woman’s wardrobe was the shirtwaist. A gauzy blouse made of cotton or linen, it mimicked a man’s shirt, albeit one decorated with lace or embroidery, and often featured bell sleeves. It was, in the words of a 1902 Good Housekeeping article, “simple, inexpensive, useful, practical, [and] universally becoming.” Wearing one brought “freedom of body and elasticity of spirit,” and as such, “profoundly affected the lives and customs of women.”This wasn’t mere magazine...
Chrissy Teigen Claps Back At Critics Asking Why She Didn’t Take Her Husband’s Name Supermodel and queen of Twitter Chrissy Teigen responded to a tweet asking why women don’t take their husbands’ last names. Teigen, who is married to John Legend, said, “My husband didn’t even take his last name?” Billboard writes that she was referring to the fact that her husband’s real surname is Stephens. She followed up after more criticism with, “You’ll never understand the simple reason of ‘because I don’t want to?'" Iconic. Senate...
Wes Anderson’s new film Isle Of Dogs is undoubtedly exquisite. With a literal all-star voice cast, gorgeous stop-motion animation brings the beautiful story to life. It’s a story about love, trust, loyalty, and outcasts. Isle Of Dogs ambitiously political. It’s a story of good boys, or boys who didn’t know they were good all along. Just the boys, though. The film fails to grow beyond the white, male lens that is the status quo for American cinema. The female characters, both canine and human, exist mainly...